Kirti Delhi, India 226 Questions 325 Answers 23 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Kirti Asked: July 10, 20212021-07-10T04:33:12+05:30 2021-07-10T04:33:12+05:30In: Polity What are Government securities (G-Secs)? What are Government securities (G-Secs)? government Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Ishu Innovative 370 Questions 228 Answers 176 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Best Answer Ishu Innovative 2021-07-10T04:33:58+05:30Added an answer on July 10, 2021 at 4:33 am Government securities (G-Secs) are debt instruments issued by the government to borrow money. The government of India may issue from time to time the following types of Government Securities: Securities with fixed coupon rates: The securities will carry a specific coupon rate ( rate of interest paid by bond issuers on the bond’s face value) remaining fixed during the term of the security and payable periodically. Securities with variable coupon rates, viz, Floating Rate Bonds: The Security will carry a coupon rate which will vary according to the change in the Base Rate to which it is related. Zero-Coupon Bonds: Zero-Coupon Bonds are issued at a discount and redeemed at par. No interest payment is made on such bonds at periodic intervals before maturity. 1 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Cancel the best answer Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions Tell us about the Industrial Relations Bill, 2015. Why Consumer Protection Bill is in news?
Government securities (G-Secs) are debt instruments issued by the government to borrow money.
The government of India may issue from time to time the following types of Government Securities: